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Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's

Circus posters created by Cincinnati’s Strobridge Lithographing Company, printed in the 1890s through the 1950s. These posters focus on attracting the audience by depicting the unusual main acts in a dynamic composition. By 1900, they were known as the “Tiffany of Printers” since they have become one of the largest and most popular printing company’s in the US. 



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A large elephant, Jumbo, led by a man and carrying a group of people on its back.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Jumbo, Elephant
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Family of men women and children performing on bicycles.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Bicycle, Family
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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A female equestrian standing on one leg on the back of a galloping horse as a white painted faced clown looks on in amazement.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Image of a gorilla holding an African warrior over his head while other warriors run away.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gorilla, Circus...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Image of two large elephants standing on their hind legs and performing with two female circus performers, and three small elephants performing on a seesaw between them.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Elephants, Circus...
A clown with a white painted face sitting with arms and legs spread while holding a hat.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Image of two men in Roman costumes in a chariot racing a team with four horses with a solid red background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Chariot, Racing,...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Three scenes of a woman performing stunts and posing.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gymnast
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Men and women in blue, yellow and red outfits performing acrobatics.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Acrobatics
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portrait of clown smiling with plain blue background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Clown with white painted face with legs and arms wide open.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Scenes of the Orfords performing tricks while balancing on the backs of brown and white horses.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Woman sitting with her legs and arms crossed.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Gymnast
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Ten brown and gray horses in tandem race jumping over hurdle carrying lady riders.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Rider
61 horses in a circus with a pyramid platform in the middle with a man on a white horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portraits of Forepaugh and the Sells Brothers; names underneath images.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Five scenes of the living statues replicating famous art.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Living Statue
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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A band of clowns playing instruments led by a conductor.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Band, Clowns
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Five men performing aerial acrobatic acts on the horizontal bars.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, acrobat
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Three females and one male performing various stunts on the trapeze and high wire.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Trapeze, High wire
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Tiger leaping out tall grass.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Tiger
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Seven sea lions juggling torches and balls with man in the center.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Juggling, Sea Lions
Female acrobat on top of white horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Acrobat, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Two scenes of young man performing stunts upside down.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Portraits of P.T. Barnum and J.A. Bailey with a branch of leaves and berries separating the oval frames.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Portrait
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Two hippopotami in ring with ringmaster in the middle, while scared clown runs out of ring.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Clown, Hippopotami,...
Image of various water acts including swimmers, acrobats, and divers in an indoor swimming pool with spectators in the background.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Water acts, Swimmers
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Birds eye view of animal exhibition.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Circus animals
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Blonde lady in pink dress sitting sideways on brown horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horse
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Man on top of elephants forming a pyramid.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Elephants
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Horses racing around a track, with circus performers in the center.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Circus...
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Three men racing horses by balancing with each foot on a separate horse.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, Horses, Racing
Strobridge Lithographing Company's Circus Posters - 1890's–1950's
by Strobridge Lithographing Company
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Woman balancing on a high wire.
Topics: Circus Posters, Advertising, Circus, Lithography, Strobridge, Ohio, Cincinnati, High wire